International Refugee Trust (IRT)

International Refugee Trust (IRT)

Charity information

International Refugee Trust (IRT)

International Refugee Trust supports long term development projects for refugees, internally displaced people and returnees in Jordan, South Sudan, Tansania and Uganda by creating opportunities for those affected by forced displacement to live independently and transition from reliance on relief organisations.

Founded 1989

  • Mission statement

    International Refugee Trust (IRT) is a UK charity that was established in 1989. IRT aims to safeguard the well-being of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees who flee racial, religious and ethnic persecution as well as those uprooted by war and violence. Our work also aims to help people rebuild their lives by promoting health care, education and economic recovery.

    IRT works with partners that support refugees and IDPs in Jordan, South Sudan, Thailand and Uganda. Since 1989, we have supported projects that have improved access to health care and education for over 600,000 people. IRT have also supported social enterprise initiatives that have enabled over 20,000 people to recover their livelihoods.

  • Aims

    International Refugee Trust (IRT) aims to:

    • Provide resources and capacity-building support to community based organisations to facilitate the empowerment of people who have suffered displacement or who are at risk of displacement
    • Ensure partners effectively assess the impact of projects
    • Promote the sharing of experience and expertise between local partners
  • Overview

    Established: November 1989

    Registered Charity Number: 802450

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 1

    Phone number: 020 8742 0315

    Address: PO Box 31452, Chiswick, London W4 2FE

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